Deployed Harnett County husband sent message to neighbors to check on wife, 2 kids

Danielle Falls Biggs, age 35, and her two children, Benjamin Biggs age 3, and Gwendolyn Biggs age 21 months, were identified Saturday afternoon as the three who were found dead in this Lillington home. Photo by AJ Janavel/WNCN

LILLINGTON, N.C. (WNCN) – The husband of a Lillington woman who died along with their two children in a murder-suicide contacted neighbors to check on his family just before the bodies were found, warrants show.

Danielle Falls Biggs, 35, Benjamin Biggs, 3, and 21-month-old Gwendolyn Biggs were found dead inside their Lillington home May 6. The medical examiner determined their deaths to be part of a murder-suicide.

Warrants show Danielle Biggs husband contacted neighbors around noon local time to check on his family. The husband is a deployed member of the U.S. Armed Forces.

The neighbors went the the Biggs’ residence at 98 Cherry Hill Drive around 2:40 p.m. Friday and could not contact anyone inside the home. They then called police who found the bodies near the front door.

The same neighbors told police Danielle Biggs and her two children came to their house Thursday evening. The neighbors said Danielle Biggs appeared “incoherent” and they could not understand some of her remarks, warrants show.

Danielle Biggs asked the neighbors if God would forgive her, warrants show.

A search warrant shows police seized a 9mm handgun, a .45 caliber pistol, four spent 9mm shell casings, two spent projectiles, among other items from the scene.

The family dog was also shot to death.


Harnett County mom, 2 children die in murder-suicide, deputies say

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